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Type of Program: Internet Phone
Supported Platforms: Windows 2000/XP
Company Name: Skyper Limited
Version: .092 (beta)
Price: Free
Installed Size: 3.6 Mb


Okay you will have the same question I have. How are they making money with Skype? Well I can't see how they are either. These people are no strangers to P2P.

This comes from their website:
Skype is the next phenomenon from the people who brought you KaZaA. Just like KaZaA, Skype uses P2P (peer-to-peer) technology to connect you to other users not to share files this time, but to talk for free with your friends.

My first experience with Skype was in Russia at the ISDEF Conference where one of my friends, the head of a software company,  was using it to phone home to the USA a couple of times a day. He was praising it and saying how good the sound was.

Well he certainly was right about that. The sound quality is terrific! You really won't believe it.

Here is the rest of the good news. The installation is easy, and it works through firewalls with no configuration. And of course it is free.

The bad news? It only works with XP and 2000.

In conclusion this program is a real winner! It is free and works great.

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Reviewed by The Wizard of Shareware

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